Summit of Americas

Lessons from the Summit of the Americas

April 14, 2015

Mark Weisbrot, co-founder of CEPR, says the U.S. will realize that it won’t be able to normalize relations with Cuba without first normalizing relations with the rest of the hemisphere

Summit of the Americas: All Eyes on Cuba

April 10, 2015

Glen Ford, executive editor of Black Agenda Report talks about the implications of having Cuba at the table and the growing calls to lift sanctions on Venezuela

The Summit of the Americas in the Context of US Imperialism

April 10, 2015

Scholar and activist Gerald Horne traces modern-day US foreign policy in Latin America to its colonial roots

Summit of the Americas: U.S. Agenda is to Push TPP to Split Latin American Integration

April 10, 2015

Miguel Tinker Salas say the new U.S. agenda is an old one, a free trade agreement; this time it’s the Trans-Pacific Partnership, many call NAFTA on steroids

U.S. Assistant Secretary of State Criticizes Solidarity of Latin American Countries for Venezuela

April 9, 2015

Miguel Tinker-Salas says the U.S. plan to destabilize and isolate Venezuela has backfired as most Latin American states resent the interference and threats against Venezuela

Summit of the Americas: U.S. Hopes to Regain Control of the Political Process

April 9, 2015

Alex Main says the U.S. prefers a capitalist democracy to dictatorships, as long as it can control the outcome of elections